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John R. "Bob" Leppert

MANSFIELD: John R. "Bob" Leppert, age 82, passed away Monday, February 11, 2013 at Brethren Care Village. He was born August 17, 1930 in Mansfield, Ohio. Bob was co-owner of Leppert Machine Company, Inc. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War and was a member of St. Timothy's Lutheran Church. Bob enjoyed watching all kinds of sports, was a Super Ram Fan and enjoyed golf and bowling. He was a member of the Owls, Eagles, Moose and Sons of Herman and loved to have a Bud Light with friends and family. Bob enjoyed traveling to Las Vegas and playing Black Jack.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Hugel Leppert; two daughters, Randy (Tim) Gough and Karen (Bill) Estep; five grandchildren: Mindy (Jason) Kemp and their children, Emmie and Laynie; Kassie (Nick) Jacobus and their children, Dalton, Cielo and Mason; Levi (Jen) Papst and their children, Taylor and Hunter; Jessica Estep; and Will Estep; a sister, Joanne Baumberger; a brother, Harold Leppert; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Weber Leppert; and father and step mother, Harold and Fairy Leppert.

There will be no services at this time. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Timothy's Lutheran Church, Hospice of North Central Ohio or a . The Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors is privileged to serve the family of Mr. Leppert. Online guest registry at


Published in the News Journal on Feb. 13, 2013
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